Valdosta, GA asked in Wrongful Death for Tennessee

Q: My stepmom has filed a wrongful death suit due to my late fathers Mesothelioma. One as adminis,and one just in her name?

Filed in lillonois, lived in Tennessee

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Robert D. Kreisman

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A: There's nothing wrong with a spouse suing for his/her loss of companionship in a wrongful death case and also bringing the lawsuit in the name of the estate of the deceased (as administrator or executor) for the benefit of the heirs of the decedent, which would include the spouse and the children of the deceased.

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